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    Mexican Chicken Casserole

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    25 mins

    35 mins

    jcgaunett's Note:

    This is an easy-to-make southwest chicken dish you can serve on a week night or is good enough for company. You can use healthy ingredients and make it as spicy as you like.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut up chicken into two-inch cubes or so.
    2. 2
      In a heavy skillet, saute chicken in oil over medium heat until it starts to brown but not cooked through (about 3-4 minutes).
    3. 3
      Add garlic, onions, and peppers and saute 2-3 more minutes.
    4. 4
      Add enchilada sauce, canned tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, and optional beans.
    5. 5
      Cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes until bubbly and sauce begins to thicken. Sauce will be pretty thin.
    6. 6
      Spray an 8x8 baking pan with oil and line pan with corn tortillas.
    7. 7
      Top with 1/3 sauce and cheese.
    8. 8
      Top with a second layer of tortillas, 1/3 sauce, and cheese.
    9. 9
      Repeat ending in a layer of sauce and cheese.
    10. 10
      Place in oven and heat until bubbly (about 15 minutes). Let stand for 5 minutes. Slice into portions and serve hot.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Chicken Casserole

    Serving Size: 1 (494 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 548.9
     
    Calories from Fat 206
    37%
    Total Fat 22.9 g
    35%
    Saturated Fat 12.7 g
    63%
    Cholesterol 115.9 mg
    38%
    Sodium 1580.2 mg
    65%
    Total Carbohydrate 46.7 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    29%
    Sugars 9.3 g
    37%
    Protein 40.5 g
    81%

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